Sunday March 18, 2007
ANDRE Compton and Ricky Ashworth combined for a last-heat Tigers 5-1 at West Row to snatch a draw from a fascinating Challenge meeting.

Compton scorched to his second successive maximum this season and promoter Neil Machin was delighed with the resilience shown by his side.
Tigers' first problem came when reserves Paul Cooper and James Birkinshaw were on the receiving end of a Fen Tigers 5-1 in the second race, only for Sheffield to hit back to level. But the Fen men struck again in Heat 6, when Ashworth crashed while leading.
A 4-2 from the lively Joel Parsons and Birkinshaw in the eighth put Sheffield back in it, while rookie Ben Hopwood was drafted into Heat 9 as the Owlerton side suffered a catalogue of problems in the pits, and he responded with a crucial third place after former Tiger Kyle Legault crashed out.
Sheffield levelled by Heat 10 and that's how it stayed until they were hit by a sucker punch 5-1 in Heat 14 from Jason King and Jamie Smith, with James Cockle and Birkinshaw trailing in their wake.
It meant Machin's side needed to hit back in the last race - and Compton and Ashworth responded superbly to beat King and Shaun Tacey.
MILDENHALL: Jason King 11+1, Jamie Smith 7+1, Shaun Tacey 7+1, Mario Jirout 6+1, Kyle Legault 6, Tom P Madsen 5+1, Mark Thompson 3+2.
TIGERS: Andre Compton 15, Ricky Ashworth 11+2, Joel Parsons 9+1, Paul Cooper 4, James Cockle 3, James Birkinshaw 2, Ben Hopwood 1.
*BEN Wilson scored eight points from four rides at Oxford as the Great Britain Under-21s defeated their Danish counterparts 55-35 on Sunday evening.

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